Today in American History

1913 – Ford Motor Co. began using a new movable assembly line that ushered in the era of mass production.

1940- Richard Pryor was born

1956- Rosa Parks was arrested.

1969 – The U.S.  government held its first draft lottery since World War II.

1986 – U.S. President Ronald Reagan said he would welcome an investigation of the Iran-Contra affair if it were recommended by the Justice Department.

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